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Girl Blowing Bubbles pendant

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Depicted in this pendant is the profile, half-length portrait of a girl blowing pearl bubbles through a straw. The girl has plaited hair and is holding a goblet with overflowing pearls. The portrait has a scrolling foliate surround that is chased and engraved. The background has blue and red...

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Marks

Has maker's mark for Fuset y Grau

Provenance

July 15, 2010, anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 223. 2011, sold by an unknown dealer, London, to S.J. Phillips Ltd., London; 2012, sold by S.J. Phillips to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Susan B. Kaplan, William Francis Warden Fund, Carol Noble in honor of Susan B. Kaplan, and anonymously

Spanish, about 1910

Dimensions

Height: 10.2 cm (4 in.)

Accession Number

2012.117

Medium or Technique

Gold, platinum, enamel, pearl, ivory, sapphire, and diamond

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants